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Blogs & Sites
Location: 5801 Ainez Drive, Austin, TX
Dove Springs Recreation Center contains a gymnasium for basketball and volleyball, an arts and crafts room, and a tiny-tot room containing play equipment geared for children ages three to five....
Location: 900 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX
Dowtown Austin's Wooldridge Square Park features picnic tables and hosts concerts and other special events throughout the year.
Location: 2407 Canterbury Street, Austin, TX
Metz Park has athletic fields, a splash pad play area, and more. The recreation center offers a variety of sports and afterschool programs.
Location: 811 East 41st Street, Austin, TX
The Hancock Recreation Center's grounds include a basketball court, a playscape, picnic tables, and a small sports field.
Activities are offered year round for children and adults, from ...
Location: 209 E. Sixth Street, Austin, TX
Austin Duck Adventures offers amphibious tours of Austin - through the streets of downtown, past the State Capitol and other attractions, and into Lake Austin with a splash. Kids might even get...
Location: 100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
Travelers once paid a nickel toll to cross the Colorado River; and an extra nickel for a horse. In 1902, the bridge was washed away in a flood and replaced with a new bridge that was better equipped t...
Location: E Live Oak Street and East Side Drive, Austin, TX
Little Stacy Park features a playground, a wading pool, restrooms, picnic tables, and tennis courts. An ankle-deep creek runs alongside the park, down a short embankment, perfect for little one...
Location: 4800 W. Howard Lane, Austin, TX
Kiddie Acres is a children's amusement park, featuring an 18-hole miniature golf course, a carousel, a Ferris wheel, carnival rides for little ones, pony rides, and a miniature train rid...
Location: 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX
Founded in 1982, the former first lady's Wildflower Center is a sprawling compound complete with a learning center, a gift shop, a library, 16 themed gardens (including a butterfly garde...
Location: Congress Avenue Bridge, Austin, TX
The Trail at Lady Bird Lake (aka the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail) is a fairly flat, easy grade, and is a popular destination for walking, jogging, and biking (oh, and stroller-pushing). Th...
Location: 515 City Park Road, Pflugerville, TX
Located in downtown Pflugerville, Pfluger Park has a playground, barbecue grills, picnic tables, a basketball court, a volleyball court, and restrooms.
Location: 7400 Coldwater Canyon Drive, Austin, TX
The Curtain Theatre is an outdoor, scaled-down replica of Shakespeare's famous Globe Theatre in London.
Location: 893 Union Chapel Road, Cedar Creek, TX
Dinosaur Park is an outdoor museum featuring life-sized dinosaur replicas on display along the nature trails. Other activities include a fossil-dig, playground, picnic area, and a gift shop.